Is there a cure for radon poisoning?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Unfortunately there is no cure for radon poisoning. Radon enters the body as in the form of tiny particles. These particles enter the lungs where they release alpha radiation that can damage lung cells and lead to lung cancer. The damage caused by the radiation cannot be reversed. There is also no effective treatment for radon poisoning, so prevention is of critical importance.

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